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European golfer Joost Luiten 'almost kills' girlfriend in social-distancing trick shot

European golfer Joost Luiten 'almost kills' girlfriend in social-distancing trick shot

May 22, 2020

Washington (USA) May 22: Dutch golfer Joost Luiten "almost killed" his girlfriend while practicing a trick shot, he wrote on social media this week.
Luiten was practicing a trick shot with his caddy, who was throwing him his golf club from a few feet away due to coronavirus pandemic guidelines, and the golfer was going directly into a swing after he caught his club.
At first, Luiten wasn't making much contact with the golf ball, but after a few tries at it, he accidentally sent the ball in the direction of his girlfriend, Melanie-Jane Lancaster, who was shooting a video of Luiten nearby.
The video shows Luiten grab his face in shock as Lancaster lets out a cry in pain. Fortunately, she only suffered a bruise from the incident.
"Pff playing golf with a caddy and keeping the 1.5m is hard," Luiten wrote on Instagram. "Almost killing my girlfriend in the process(sic) trying to master social distancing (she survived, just a bruise)."
Luiten is ranked the 98th golfer in the world.
Source: Fox News